In Year 5, we have been putting our knowledge of properties of materials to the test. Last week, we recapped vocabulary such as: conductor, insulator, magnetism, transparency, hardness, toughness and solubility. This week, we did an experiment to test solubility by making salt solutions. We learned about saturation points and attempted to make saturated saltwater […]Read More Year 5 science
In 2 weeks time, a group of teachers and parents will be taking to the roads of London to run 13.1 miles in the Big Half marathon to raise money for our school. We have all been training throughout the holidays, often very early to beat the heat! If you would like to sponsor the […]Read More 2 weeks until the Big Half Marathon!
Today Year 5 made a variety of curries, following recipes that they wrote themselves to fit different design briefs. Some were mild, others were spicy and all of them were tasty! Using their choice of vegetables, spices and either lentils, chickpeas or potatoes, the children made a juicy or creamy curry depending on if they […]Read More Year 5 dt- cooking
Year 5 went on a trip to the Grant Museum of Zoology to refresh our learning about Darwin and evolution. There were so many specimens all packed into one room that wherever we looked, there was always something new to see! From enormous African elephant skulls to snake skeletons to micro-organism slide specimens, we saw […]Read More Year 5 trip to the Grant Museum
Yesterday, Years 5 & 6 were very lucky to have a visit from Dr Lara Payne, a Microbiologist (and Reception mum) who came in to talk to them about being a Microbiologist and infectious diseases doctor. The children were really interested to learn about what the job entails and to look at some equipment used. […]Read More UKS2 Microbiologist Visit
Get those outfits ready! What will you wear on the day? Will it be a National costume, your favourite football team’s shirt or a beautiful outfit that shows your character off the best? Time to get planning a day off from wearing school uniform.Read More International Day…
We have just embarked on a delicious quest to Indian to learn all about curry! In fact, the world curry comes from the Indian Tamil word ‘Kari’ meaning a sauce or soup to be served with rice. We looked at world maps and found out that curry is quite a global dish- with many different […]Read More UKS2 DT- Food
Well here’s your chance! Let’s keep the celebrations going by making St M’s International Day one to remember this year. If you would like to volunteer to bring food, help on a craft stall or have an idea to share with us on how to make it an even greater day, get writing! I will […]Read More Would you like to win a bottle of champagne or a Sanctuary pamper package?
Putting all of their Darwinian knowledge together, Year 5 have made presentations to explain the rise and fall of the woolly mammoth.Read More UKS2 Science: A mammoth project!
Year 5 and 6 have been working hard to learn how to draw with one point perspective. They have been creating pencil drawings of a street using a vanishing point where the details disappear. They then used a view finder to zoom in on one aspect of the picture and created a three colour reduction […]Read More Yr 5 & 6 Art